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Aliases for SCGB2A1 Gene

Aliases for SCGB2A1 Gene

  • Secretoglobin Family 2A Member 1 2 3 4
  • Lacryglobin 2 3 4
  • Secretoglobin, Family 2A, Member 1 3 5
  • Mammaglobin B 2 3
  • Mammaglobin 2 2 3
  • Mammaglobin-2 3 4
  • Lipophilin C 2 3
  • Lipophilin-C 3 4
  • MGB2 3 4
  • UGB3 3 4
  • LIPHC 4
  • LPHC 3
  • LPNC 3

External Ids for SCGB2A1 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for SCGB2A1 Gene

  • MGB2

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for SCGB2A1 Gene

  • GC11P064489
  • GC11P063552
  • GC11P061751
  • GC11P061732
  • GC11P061976
  • GC11P058304

Summaries for SCGB2A1 Gene

GeneCards Summary for SCGB2A1 Gene

SCGB2A1 (Secretoglobin Family 2A Member 1) is a Protein Coding gene. GO annotations related to this gene include protein heterodimerization activity. An important paralog of this gene is SCGB2A2.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SCGB2A1 Gene

  • May bind androgens and other steroids, may also bind estramustine, a chemotherapeutic agent used for prostate cancer. May be under transcriptional regulation of steroid hormones.

Gene Wiki entry for SCGB2A1 Gene

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for SCGB2A1 Gene

Genomics for SCGB2A1 Gene

Regulatory Elements for SCGB2A1 Gene

Enhancers for SCGB2A1 Gene
GeneHancer Identifier Score Enhancer Sources TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor Binding Sites within enhancer Other Gene Targets for Enhancer

Enhancers around SCGB2A1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the SCGB2A1 gene promoter:

Genomic Location for SCGB2A1 Gene

62,208,668 bp from pter
62,213,939 bp from pter
5,272 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for SCGB2A1 Gene

Genes around SCGB2A1 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
SCGB2A1 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for SCGB2A1 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for SCGB2A1 Gene

Proteins for SCGB2A1 Gene

  • Protein details for SCGB2A1 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Protein Accession:

    Protein attributes for SCGB2A1 Gene

    95 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    10884 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Heterodimer of a lipophilin A and a lipophilin C (mammaglobin B) monomer associated head to head.

neXtProt entry for SCGB2A1 Gene

Proteomics data for SCGB2A1 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for SCGB2A1 Gene

  • Glycosylation at Asn 68
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for SCGB2A1 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for SCGB2A1 Gene

Domains & Families for SCGB2A1 Gene

Gene Families for SCGB2A1 Gene

Protein Domains for SCGB2A1 Gene


Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for SCGB2A1 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the secretoglobin family. Lipophilin subfamily.
  • Belongs to the secretoglobin family. Lipophilin subfamily.
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Function for SCGB2A1 Gene

Molecular function for SCGB2A1 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
May bind androgens and other steroids, may also bind estramustine, a chemotherapeutic agent used for prostate cancer. May be under transcriptional regulation of steroid hormones.
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with SCGB2A1: view

Animal Model Products

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for SCGB2A1 Gene

Localization for SCGB2A1 Gene

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for SCGB2A1 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for SCGB2A1 gene
Compartment Confidence
extracellular 5

No data available for Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for SCGB2A1 Gene

Pathways & Interactions for SCGB2A1 Gene

SuperPathways for SCGB2A1 Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for SCGB2A1 Gene

STRING Interaction Network Preview (showing 3 interactants - click image to see details)
Selected Interacting proteins: ENSP00000244930 O75556-SG2A1_HUMAN for SCGB2A1 Gene via STRING I2D

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for SCGB2A1 Gene


No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for SCGB2A1 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for SCGB2A1 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for SCGB2A1 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for SCGB2A1 Gene

(1) REFSEQ mRNAs :
(3) Additional mRNA sequences :
(59) Selected AceView cDNA sequences:
(1) Ensembl transcripts including schematic representations, and UCSC links where relevant :

Unigene Clusters for SCGB2A1 Gene

Secretoglobin, family 2A, member 1:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for SCGB2A1 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for SCGB2A1 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for SCGB2A1 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for SCGB2A1 Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for SCGB2A1 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Cervix - Endocervix (x27.0), Uterus (x7.7), and Fallopian Tube (x4.5).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for SCGB2A1 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Cervix (67.3).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for SCGB2A1 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for SCGB2A1 Gene Hs.97644

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for SCGB2A1 Gene

Tissue specificity: Expressed in thymus, trachea, kidney, steroid responsive tissues (prostate, testis, uterus, breast and ovary) and salivary gland.
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Protein tissue co-expression partners for SCGB2A1 Gene

Primer Products

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery for SCGB2A1 Gene

Orthologs for SCGB2A1 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of mammals.

Orthologs for SCGB2A1 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia SCGB2A1 35
  • 99.18 (n)
  • 97.53 (a)
SCGB2A1 36
  • 97 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia SCGB2A2 36
  • 46 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 43 (a)
-- 36
  • 34 (a)
-- 36
  • 46 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Scgb2a2 36
  • 34 (a)
Species with no ortholog for SCGB2A1:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis)
  • African malaria mosquito (Anopheles gambiae)
  • Alicante grape (Vitis vinifera)
  • alpha proteobacteria (Wolbachia pipientis)
  • amoeba (Dictyostelium discoideum)
  • Archea (Pyrococcus horikoshii)
  • baker's yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
  • barley (Hordeum vulgare)
  • beta proteobacteria (Neisseria meningitidis)
  • bread mold (Neurospora crassa)
  • chicken (Gallus gallus)
  • Chromalveolata (Phytophthora infestans)
  • common water flea (Daphnia pulex)
  • corn (Zea mays)
  • E. coli (Escherichia coli)
  • filamentous fungi (Aspergillus nidulans)
  • Firmicute bacteria (Streptococcus pneumoniae)
  • fission yeast (Schizosaccharomyces pombe)
  • fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster)
  • green algae (Chlamydomonas reinhardtii)
  • honey bee (Apis mellifera)
  • K. lactis yeast (Kluyveromyces lactis)
  • lizard (Anolis carolinensis)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • oppossum (Monodelphis domestica)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • rat (Rattus norvegicus)
  • rice (Oryza sativa)
  • rice blast fungus (Magnaporthe grisea)
  • schistosome parasite (Schistosoma mansoni)
  • sea anemone (Nematostella vectensis)
  • sea squirt (Ciona intestinalis)
  • sea squirt (Ciona savignyi)
  • sea urchin (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus)
  • sorghum (Sorghum bicolor)
  • soybean (Glycine max)
  • stem rust fungus (Puccinia graminis)
  • sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum)
  • thale cress (Arabidopsis thaliana)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)
  • tropical clawed frog (Silurana tropicalis)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)
  • zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Evolution for SCGB2A1 Gene

Gene Tree for SCGB2A1 (if available)
Gene Tree for SCGB2A1 (if available)

Paralogs for SCGB2A1 Gene

Paralogs for SCGB2A1 Gene

(1) SIMAP similar genes for SCGB2A1 Gene using alignment to 1 proteins:

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with SCGB2A1: view

Variants for SCGB2A1 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for SCGB2A1 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 11 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs1540183 -- 62,207,627(-) TTTCT(A/G)TCCAC upstream-variant-2KB
rs1729383 -- 62,213,540(+) CTGTT(G/T)GGCAT intron-variant
rs1792860 -- 62,209,149(-) TTCCA(C/T)ATTCA intron-variant
rs1792869 -- 62,209,087(-) TTGCC(A/C)CACTG intron-variant
rs1792902 -- 62,208,283(-) TTCTC(C/G)TTATT upstream-variant-2KB

Variation tolerance for SCGB2A1 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 74.1% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 0.11; 2.60% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) and Relevant External Links for SCGB2A1 Gene

Disorders for SCGB2A1 Gene

Relevant External Links for SCGB2A1

Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for SCGB2A1 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for SCGB2A1 Gene

Publications for SCGB2A1 Gene

  1. Identification of mammaglobin B, a novel member of the uteroglobin gene family. (PMID: 9806831) Becker R.M. … Fleming T.P. (Genomics 1998) 2 3 4 23 67
  2. Update of the human secretoglobin (SCGB) gene superfamily and an example of 'evolutionary bloom' of androgen-binding protein genes within the mouse Scgb gene superfamily. (PMID: 22155607) Jackson B.C. … Vasiliou V. (Hum. Genomics 2011) 2 3
  3. Mammaglobin B is an independent prognostic marker in epithelial ovarian cancer and its expression is associated with reduced risk of disease recurrence. (PMID: 19635143) Tassi R.A. … Santin A.D. (BMC Cancer 2009) 3 23
  4. Mammaglobin B expression in human endometrial cancer. (PMID: 18021217) Tassi R.A. … Santin A.D. (Int. J. Gynecol. Cancer 2008) 3 23
  5. Expression of mammaglobins A and B in nasal polyps is similar in patients with and without allergic rhinitis. (PMID: 18416968) Chusakul S. … Shotelersuk V. (Am J Rhinol 2008) 3 23

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